|Don’t miss the chance to buy EuroMillions lottery tickets to enter to win the 13 prizes offered by Europe’s #1 lottery! Match all five main numbers and two Lucky Stars in the EuroMillions to win one of the biggest prizes in the world! A Russian player at theLotter was one number away from the jackpot when he won the €135,000 ($180,000) second prize in 2012! Find out more about EuroMillions winners on our lottery blog.
EUROMILLIONS €62 MILLION JACKPOT
Tuesday night saw no jackpot winners in the €50 million EuroMillions lottery draw, making the top prize for Friday's draw worth at least €62 million, a €12 million jump that follows one of €8 million. There were three second place prize winners who matched five regular balls and one of the two lucky stars, with each ticket worth €394.615!
In the Friday night draw held on May 10th, there were no winners of the EuroMillions second place prize; something that hasn't happened since 22nd June 2012! This prize has been known to make non-jackpot winning millionaires, as happened in Tuesday drawings on 30th April and 26th March 2013, where the winners took home entire second prize funds of €1,007,619 ($1,317,000) and €1,007,262 ($1,295,000) respectively for matching 5+1 Lucky Star.
The most recent EuroMillions jackpot win was worth €32.5 million, and was won by a single ticket holder in Portugal on April 26th. The country's fourth top prize winner in 2013, its impressive run of form further solidifies third place with 48 EuroMillions winners total, only five behind Spain, which has 53 jackpot winners in Europe's premier lottery.
The biggest EuroMillions jackpot in 2013 was worth €130 million, as a result of March's €100 million Superdraw rolling over twice before being claimed by one lucky French ticket holder. France leads the pack in 2013 and overall, with six jackpot winners this year, and 65 since EuroMillions began!